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Prisoner Within My Own Wall

I built a wall around my emotions As if I were hiding some secret treasure Having seen as a child what pain love can bring I wouldn't risk giving someone that pleasure Making sure that my wall was of such strength That no one uninvited could enter Sealing every nook and cranny twice Became my minds front and center Over the years many have asked If I would allow them to climb and come in But a wall of such strength and magnitude Proved much to strong for these men Even I from time to time Thought I knew what it was to care But once I allowed them halfway in Found I had no true feelings to share Now content with the wall that I built It was as clear as clear could be Protecting my emotions meant so much My wall had made a prisoner out of me

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009

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